Dating Profiles With Good Grammar Get More Attention Online

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A popular writing app has teamed up with eHarmony to determine whether a person’s writing ability affects their performance on online dating services.

Grammarly has just released the results of a new survey, which focuses on how online daters could improve their chances of getting dates by using better grammar.

The company did so by reviewing 10,000 eHarmony male/female matches, generated by the site’s own matching algorithm.

It found that 75% of men and 88% of women do in fact judge a date on their use of grammar, and confirmed that people typically rank grammar higher than confidence when looking for a potential date.

Grammarly also revealed that men who use the “women” rather than “girls” are 28% more successful, and men who use the word “whom” get 31% more contacts from women.

Interestingly, women are more likely to make more grammar, spelling and punctuation errors per 100 words on their dating profiles, despite men using 21.9% more words than women in their responses to questions.

However, the study confirmed that women can “afford to be pickier” than men, given that they generally get more matches.

Check out the full infographic below:

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